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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Quote Originally Posted by holster10 View Post
    how do you know the league is going to catch up to him? skeptics have said the exact same thing at every level he has pitched "just wait until the next level...." is he perfect...no, but he is pretty darn good and easily better than Leake right now...
    Three or four years ago, at this same point in his career, this board was calling Leake the next Greg Maddux. The second time around the league is a big adjustment. Need to keep everyone rolling and not assume he'll be successful all year. Send one off and Cingrani struggles, we're dealing Hamilton to fill a hole in the rotation. I like Cingrani, but I just think major leaguers will adjust unless he has more tricks in his bag. Those other levels weren't big league hitters. The real question is whether he can add those tricks to his bag at the big league level or not. Maybe he needs to throw his stuff against big league bats to develop it, but since they have 5 guys, I'd let him work on it at AAA.
    "All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH

    Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS

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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    I'm surprised by Tony's velocity. 96 fairly regularly. I thought he worked in the low 90's.
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Werth walks. Bases loaded, 1 out for Desmond.
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    KKKKKKK

    Impressive. Flat out impressive.
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Yes Sir. Big time strikeout there.
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    757690 has a great shot at being a prophet. 1 strike away.
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Heck Yes!!!!!

    Way to get out of the inning and a tough jam kid!
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    KKKKKKKK

    BOOM! 4 K's in the inning. I bow before the wisdom that IS 757690. :O)
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Wow.
    "All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH

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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    WOW!
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Cingrani struck out 4 that inning.
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    K'd 4 batters in the inning. Only the 5th pitcher in Red's history to do so!
    "panic" only comes from having real expectations

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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Anthony!!
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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    WOW!! Love this kid!

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    Re: 4/28/13 Reds v. Nationals

    Cueto who?
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